Propagation Improving

t looks like propagation is improving, I\’ve managed to get 4W6A on 40 meters so far and was working on 30 meters this morning when he just went QRT with no notice or anything.


Trying to work VP8ORK but just can’t hear him good enough. Friends with much better antennas nearby have barely been able to work them so I don’t feel too bad. I have made lots of QSOs for the 160 meter CW contest, however. Just US, Canada and Mexico, though. I have better luck on 160…

Working on 80 meters DX now!

I did a little better on DX this last week or so. Even with propagation pretty poor I picked up some new interesting ones. I worked V5/DJ2HD in Namibia on phone to go along with my 80 meter CW QSO with V5/DK1CE. Then I worked DU1/GM3POI on 80 meters CW for a new country on…

Slow Progress

Well, I didn’t get any new countries on 80 meters during the RTTY Round Up. I had hoped I would get at least one. I did make a lot of contacts, however, even though I just worked on one band. Last night I managed to get CE1/K7CA on 80 meters for a new country, bad…


Just worked V5/DK1CE in Namibia on 80 meters CW (o4:57 utc). That is really good considering he is in sunlight over there. One more new country for my 80 meter DXCC. I haven’t had a lot of luck this winter getting new ones on 80m. I missed him last night but a solid QSO tonight!